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Community-based mobile intervention improves CV health in black adults

July 20, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — A community-based wellness program that integrates the use of a mobile app improved the CV health of black adults, according to…
Meeting News

VIDEO: Amit Khera, MD, MSc, discusses updates in CVD prevention

July 20, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In this video exclusive, Amit Khera, MD, MSc, FACC, FAHA, president of the American Society for Preventive Cardiology, provides…
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VIDEO: Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH, highlights REDUCE-IT, treating beyond LDL lowering

July 20, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In this video exclusive, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, executive director of interventional cardiovascular programs at Brigham and…
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Women and CVD: Assessing sex-specific risk factors can personalize management, treatment

July 20, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — At the American Society for Preventive Cardiology Congress on CVD Prevention, Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA, emphasized the…
In the Journals

Screening detects mcr-1 gene in E. coli isolates in Michigan

July 20, 2019
A surveillance program within Michigan Medicine identified four patients with mcr-1–positive colistin-resistant Escherichia coli, the…

NIH grant to fund research on microbiome’s role in cancer

July 20, 2019
A 5-year, $2.1 million grant from the NIH will support a CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy-led study to identify the role the…

OSN’s July 10 issue highlights strabismus surgery in all ages

July 20, 2019
The Ocular Surgery News cover story in the July 10 issue focused on strabismus surgery in both adults and children.
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VIDEO: Eisai executive highlights thyroid cancer data, company pipeline

July 20, 2019
CHICAGO — Kirk Shepard, MD, senior vice president, chief medical officer and head of global medical affairs for the oncology business group at…
In the Journals

Preoperative opioid filling increases risk for refills after osteochondral knee surgery

July 20, 2019
Preoperative opioid prescription filling increased the risk for postoperative opioid prescription refills in patients who underwent cartilage…
In the Journals

Sex, early weight-related stigma influence internalized weight bias

July 20, 2019
Among adults with obesity, those who report experiencing weight-related stigma from others early in life had higher levels of internalized weight…

Choose the right sunglasses to protect from photokeratitis

July 19, 2019
Choosing the right sunglasses to protect eyes from photokeratitis, as well as other eye conditions, is important in the summer months, the American…
In the Journals

Palivizumab does not improve long-term outcomes in kids with cystic fibrosis

July 19, 2019
Palivizumab — a monoclonal antibody that prevents respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, in high-risk infants — did not improve long-term…
Meeting News

Migraine attack risk increases with each premonitory symptom

July 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — The risk for migraine attack may increase with the presence of each premonitory symptom, including excessive yawning, mood…

Apremilast receives FDA approval for treatment of oral ulcers associated with Behçet’s Disease

July 19, 2019
Celgene Corporation announced the FDA has approved apremilast 30 mg twice daily for adults with oral ulcers associated with Behçet’s Disease…
Blog

BLOG: Surgical treatment of patella instability in perspective

July 19, 2019
by John P. Fulkerson, MD Erickson and colleagues published an article in the May 2019 issue of the American Journal of Sports Medicine entitled…
Meeting News

Many patients find migraine medications ineffective, some turn to opioids

July 19, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Results from a large study of patients with chronic migraine found that a significant number of patients discontinued…

Popular research updates in cutaneous oncology

July 19, 2019
Researchers identified an association between family history of melanoma and the risk for melanomas on the trunk and extremities, according to a…

Nicox posts second quarter revenue

July 19, 2019
Nicox reported net revenue of 5.2 million euros in the second quarter of 2019 compared with net revenue of 0.2 million euros in 2018’s second…
FDA News

New digital inhaler receives FDA approval for patients with asthma

July 19, 2019
The FDA has approved a combination therapy digital inhaler for treatment of asthma in patients aged 12 years and older, according to a manufacturer…
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Post-LASIK, PRK change in dry eye symptoms linked to gender, wearing contacts

July 19, 2019
Female gender as well as preoperative dry eye symptoms and procedure type all had a significant effect on dry eye patients’ symptoms after…